First Nations Discharge Tools
- Checklist for Discharge of First Nations Patients Returning to Home Communities (PDF, 43 KB)
- Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care (PDF, 43 KB)
The Palliative Performance Scale
The PPS is designed to allow health care professionals to measure performance status at the end-of-life based on five objective indicators.
The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System
ESAS is designed to help health care professionals assess common symptoms at the end of life. The ESAS elicits the patient's subjective perception using a numerical scale.
Pain Clinical Practice Guideline
The Pain CPG is a tool that is being implemented throughout the WRHA to promote evidence-based pain assessment, management and education.